barren, soil

Tilling The Soil Of Faith

When is the last time you tilled the soil on your property or someone else’s? For some, tilling is a regular activity. For others, the

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If You Want Healing

But she answered him, “Yes Lord; yet even the dogs under the table eat the children’s crumbs.” And he said to her, “For saying this

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How About Those Apples?

When I lived in the Midwest, Fall was the time when my wife and I headed to the local orchard to pick apples.  We would arrive at

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confession, penance, sacrament, sin, reconciliation

Confession’s Sacrament

Bless Me Father, For I Have Sinned. “Bless me Father, for I have sinned. It has been…” Words known even before my First Communion rush back

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Trading Anger for Love

The first time I actually realized I had an anger issue was about a year ago while attending a retreat.  A deacon (now priest) prayed

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